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Is It Time For The Contactless Meeting Room?

Is It Time For The Contactless Meeting Room?

As organisations in the UK start to re-open offices, meeting spaces of all sizes are having to be re-appraised by IT and facilities managers. Social distancing rules and disinfectant cleaning requirements mean that many rooms require updating to facilitate meetings that keep employees safe and minimise contact with devices.
Has the time come for contactless meeting rooms? Is there technology available to achieve this?

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How to Tackle a Post-Lockdown Move to Microsoft Teams

How to Tackle a Post-Lockdown Move to Microsoft Teams

Back in March, many organisations planned to adopt Microsoft Teams as their primary video communication platform found themselves either ‘stuck’ with their existing platform, were unable to update their meeting spaces or were forced to rapidly deploy a ‘make-do’ solution such as Zoom to support remote workers.
Now the government is calling for a return to the workplace and many organisations are considering how to move forward with their Teams migration.

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How IT Can Create Meetings That Boost Productivity

How IT Can Create Meetings That Boost Productivity

Meetings are essential part of working life for many organisations. But sometimes meetings can be seen by participants as time-wasting or unnecessary.
There are lots of great tips for organisers and participants to follow, but IT also has an influence on whether meetings are driving clear communication and productivity or becoming unwanted time sinks.

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Is Your Organisation’s Collaboration Environment Fit for Purpose Post-Lockdown?

Is Your Organisation’s Collaboration Environment Fit for Purpose Post-Lockdown?

Lockdown has affected everyone. It arrived without much warning back in March, leaving many offices only a few weeks to prepare to support their entire workforce remotely.
The focus for a lot of businesses now is recovering quickly, staying competitive and being prepared for the return to ‘normal’ and to do this, having an effective communications and collaboration tool-set is critical.

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Latest Research Suggests Working From Home is Creating New Challenges

Latest Research Suggests Working From Home is Creating New Challenges

In a week that saw Boris Johnson urge people to go back work in the UK, Microsoft released it’s latest “The Future of Work” research.
There are some surprising findings that raise some questions for all businesses looking at how to integrate remote working into their longer-term strategy.

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Are the Huddle Room’s days numbered?

Are the Huddle Room’s days numbered?

Huddle rooms are a cost-effective solution for offices to provide smaller, more numerous spaces for their staff to meet and collaborate.

As we plan the return to the office around social distancing, are the days of the huddle space numbered? What are the alternatives and what is the impact the organisation’s UC strategy?

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